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The Business Analyst as Strategist by Kathleen B. Hass

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Chapter 2

The Emerging Role of the BusinessAnalyst in Portfolio Management

In This Chapter:

  • Strategy Execution

  • Why Portfolio Management?

  • Defining Portfolio Management

  • The Portfolio Management Process

  • Portfolio Management at the Project Level

  • The Role of the Program Management Office

  • Implementation Strategies

  • Challenges

  • Best Practices

As discussed in Chapter 1, strategic planning is the process of defining the mission and long-range objectives of an organization. It focuses the executive team on the organization’s reason for being and lays the groundwork for the organization to make the most worthwhile investments to bring about desired changes. The scarcity of resources and time-to-market considerations force organizations to choose which improvements ...

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